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What Does Biden’s Executive Order on Environmental Justice Mean for Frontline Communities?

Democracy Now! Apr 25, 2023 As President Biden officially announces his reelection bid for 2024, we look at his recent executive order establishing a new Office of Environmental Justice within the White House and requiring all federal agencies to weigh … Continue reading

Introduction to Environmental Justice – Harvard Extension School – [2007-2014]

An introductory course offered on campus and online through the Harvard Extension School for eight years from 2007 through 2014. An outline of past annual syllabi for the course is available through the class discussion portal for Environmental Justice See … Continue reading

The Next Frontier of Environmental Justice: Place-Making for Black History

Harvard Extension School – Mar 12, 2023 Join the Harvard University Division of Continuing Education and Trust for Public Land for a Park Bench Chat about the growing movement to preserve Black history and culture sites across the United States. … Continue reading

Trauma to Transformation: A Set of Existential Opportunities to Address Environmental Justice and the Climate Crisis | Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University

Mustafa Santiago Ali will discuss opportunities to address environmental justice and the climate crisis as part of the Kim and Judy Davis Dean’s Lecture Series and Harvard Radcliffe Institute’s focus area on climate change. Speaker A thought leader, international speaker, … Continue reading

Mission Equity: Equity in Climate Data Accessibility and Environmental Justice

Oct 18, 2022 The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) leads the Nation on an unprecedented journey of discovery, exploration, and innovation. NASA understands that we will not discover new possibilities and travel farther into space alone – it will … Continue reading

EPA creates new office to advance environmental justice initiatives : NPR Forty years after Warren County, N.C., residents marched to a landfill to try to stop dump trucks, the EPA is creating an office for advancing environmental justice. (Aired on ATC on Oct. 3, 2022.) STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: There’s a … Continue reading

Biden administration launches environmental justice office – The Boston Globe

WARRENTON, N.C. (AP) — Forty years after a predominantly Black community in Warren County, North Carolina, rallied against hosting a hazardous waste landfill, President Biden’s top environment official visited what is widely considered the birthplace of the environmental justice movement … Continue reading

Advancing Environmental Justice and Civil Rights

Sep 24, 2022 Join U.S. EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan for a significant announcement on environmental justice and civil rights at EPA. Tune in on Saturday, September 24 at 1:00pm ET. NOTE: If you need captions, please click the CC … Continue reading

AG Garland on Environmental Justice I LIVE

NowThis News Streamed live 32 minutes ago Attorney General Garland is holding a press conference to discuss issues of environmental injustice in America. He will be joined by EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan and Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta. Watch … Continue reading

Don’t skip environmental justice in rush to build infrastructure, advocates warn

By Emma Foehringer Merchant April 19, 2022 Gov. Charlie Baker is asking the Massachusetts Legislature to approve a $9.7 billion transportation and environmental infrastructure bond bill to help build bridges, roads and railways across the commonwealth. But some advocates worry … Continue reading